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English TitleMy Homeland
Palestinian territories
AuthorIbrahim Touqan
Lyrics Datecirca 1934
ComposerMuhammad Fuliefil
SoundUnited States Navy Band - Mawtini.ogg
Sound TitleMawtini (instrumental)

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'Mawtini' ( “My Homeland”) is a popular poem written by famous Palestinian poet Ibrahim Touqan ( ) circa 1934 in Palestine and became the de facto national anthem of Palestine and Iraq . It is also recognized in Syria and Algeria as an anthem as to show their support for the Palestinian cause.

The original music was composed by Muhammad Fuliefil ( ). During the years it became very popular through the Arab world.

Recently it was re-adopted as the national anthem of Iraq after it was replaced by the old anthem Ardh Alforatain (1979-2003) associated with Saddam Hussein's Baath regime.

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